The Foreign Service Journal, November 2023

Cover 1
Contents 5
Focus on Foreign Service Authors 20
In Their Own Write 20
Of Related Interest 33
Feature 48
Welcome Refugees: School Campuses as Sites for Resettlement and Integration 48
FS Heritage 53
Once Upon a Time: The U.S. Consulate in Martinique 53
Appreciation 66
Architect of Nation-Building: James F. “Jim” Dobbins, 1942-2023 66
Perspectives 7
President’s Views—AFSA-PAC and Engagement on Capitol Hill 7
Letter from the Editor—Finding the Words 9
Speaking Out—The Quest for Reasonable Civ-Mil Parity 17
Reflections—The Swedish Vasa Order of America 81
Local Lens—Istanbul, Türkiye 82
Departments 10
Letters 10
Talking Points 12
In Memory 69
Marketplace 76
Real Estate 76
Classifieds 79
Index to Advertisers 80
AFSA News 59
AFSA Meets with Secretary Blinken 59
Washington Nationals Honor U.S. Foreign Service 59
State VP Voice—Tackling Global Strategic Challenges as a Servant Leader 60
USAID VP Voice—It’s Been a Minute: Time to Reorganize 61
AFSA Welcomes USAID’s Newest Members to HQ 62
USAID Monthly Meetups 62
AFSA Welcomes New Grievance Counselor 63
New Associate Editor Joins the Journal 63
AFSA Governing Board Meeting, Sept. 20, 2023 63
Congratulations to the AAFSW and DACOR Award Winners 64
Foreign Service Grievance Board Appointments 65
AFSA Comments on CDC “Dog Ban” Rulemaking 65